Re: Web payment standard to spur Web commerce [InfoWorld]

Rohit Khare (
Fri, 19 Apr 96 12:34:58 -0400

"Dr. Ernest N. Prabhakar" wrote on 20:42:46 Thu, 18 Apr 96:

> Wait, are both of the articles posted correct, or is the first a correction
> to the second?
> It sounds like the second one is saying JEPI will compete with SET. Or
> rather, that all the world will ever needs is credit cards, or SET is general
> enough for everything.
> That can't be right.

IT ISN'T. (cripes, this is conflicting: criticizing journalists as an ex-
myself. Must be a 97% phenomenon...)

The proper spin is:

> For the record, the spin is that JEPI was started *at
> the request of* the two to solve a critical problem *that
> is larger than any one payment protocol* and is *out of
> scope for these financial service companies*.